New Year’s Eve – Part 2

After lunch we return to the beach. We are nothing, if not predictable! We read and nap. We go back to the room early so we can sit in our awesome  balcony jacuzzi.

IMG_0771.JPG

We make rum and cokes. We dress for dinner.

IMG_0773

I bought my dress over a year ago. It was long and sparkly, and so beautiful. A little snug. But, I loved it so much, I bought it anyway. But once I got it home, I realized it was not right for anything. I finally hemmed it to tea length and adjusted the zipper so that I could eat and breath. It was pretty perfect for tonight.

We are eating at the “Gala Buffet” at Bella Vista. Alberto, Sarah and Adrianne are there, all dressed up. They all look so nice. The hostesses are all wearing black.

We are seated.

IMG_0780

We start with a glass of bubbles.

IMG_0777

Then we order a bottle of red wine. The buffet has everything! There are many desserts (which, let’s face it, is the most important meal of the day). Really, the array of desserts is impressive.

IMG_0781IMG_0782IMG_0783

Then there is food for the people who feel like they have to eat something before dessert.

IMG_0784

There are beautiful ice sculptures.

IMG_0785IMG_0786

Fruits.

IMG_0787

Soups.

IMG_0791

IMG_0795.JPG

My soups. Tiny little soups.

IMG_0796

Enjoying being “home” for New Year’s Ever.

IMG_0797IMG_0798IMG_0799IMG_0801IMG_0802IMG_0803

 

 

Fernando stops to say hello. I swear it is just a coincidence that his tie matches my dress.

IMG_0775.JPG

The couple next to us is older, and she is complaining. A lot. At first it is funny, but then it gets annoying. I start to wish that we’d requested to be seated in the Gourmet restaurant section because it is quieter in there.

After dinner we head for the Lobby Bar. People are lining up for the next seating, and the line is long!

The night is still young!

This entry was posted in Food/Menu Items, The Grand. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to New Year’s Eve – Part 2

  1. monica says:

    I’m drooling over the dessert display. How pretty.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s